Tag: Malta

Countries launch UN work to shut down global trade in #TortureTools

Countries launch UN work to shut down global trade in #TortureTools

| September 27, 2018

On 24 September, the Alliance for Torture-Free Trade agreed to step up the pace of its efforts and work towards a United Nations instrument – such as a binding convention – to stop the trade in instruments for torture and the death penalty. The Alliance for Torture-Free Trade is an initiative of the European Union, […]

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Upset #Hindus urge Czech firm to withdraw goddess #Durga online slot gambling game and apologize

Upset #Hindus urge Czech firm to withdraw goddess #Durga online slot gambling game and apologize

| August 31, 2018

Upset Hindus are urging Prague (Czech Republic) based and Malta registered online gambling company Endorphina Limited to immediately withdraw its Durga Online Slot Game, calling it highly inappropriate. “Prepare to get stunned with the Hindu mythology inspired slot… where Divine Power rules… Embracing the majestic story, the players will enjoy the game attempting to spot […]

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Italian minister calls for sanctions on #Malta over #Migrants

Italian minister calls for sanctions on #Malta over #Migrants

| August 21, 2018

Italian Transport Minister Danilo Toninelli on Sunday (19 August) called for sanctions against Malta, accusing it of not rescuing migrant boats in the Mediterranean and leaving the burden to Italy, in the latest row between the two countries over the issue, write Giulia Segreti in Milan and Chris Scicluna in Valletta. Toninelli said on Twitter […]

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European Public Prosecutor’s Office: #Malta becomes 22nd country to join common efforts to protect #EUBudget against fraud

European Public Prosecutor’s Office: #Malta becomes 22nd country to join common efforts to protect #EUBudget against fraud

| August 9, 2018

Only a week after the Netherlands joined the European Public Prosecutor’s Office (EPPO), the European Commission can confirm Malta as its 22nd member. Justice, Gender Equality and Consumers Commissioner Vera Jourovásaid: “I am very pleased to receive Malta as a member of the EPPO. A month ago, I met with the Maltese authorities. They reaffirmed […]

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#Italy says #France and #Malta agreed to host some rescued migrants

#Italy says #France and #Malta agreed to host some rescued migrants

| July 18, 2018

France and Malta have agreed to host 50 people each, responding to a request for help sent by Italy after it took part in the rescue of 450 migrants from an overcrowded ship in the Mediterranean, Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte (pictured) said, writes Francesca Landini. Other European countries will also take some of the […]

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Better access to finance for #Malta small businesses thanks to the SME initiative

Better access to finance for #Malta small businesses thanks to the SME initiative

| July 16, 2018

The Commission, the European Investment Bank Group and the Maltese government have agreed to increase the financing available under Malta’s SME initiative programme. The SME invests Cohesion Policy funds via financial instruments and provide SMEs with better access to financing, with advantageous conditions. New resources from Cohesion Policy funds will top-up the programme’s budget, bringing […]

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#Malta: ‘It is unbelievable that those named in the Panama Papers are still there!’ David Casa MEP #DaphneProject

#Malta: ‘It is unbelievable that those named in the Panama Papers are still there!’ David Casa MEP #DaphneProject

| April 16, 2018

David Casa MEP (Malta) Head of the Partit Nazzjonalista delegation in the European Parliament testified before Magistrate Doreen Clarke this morning (16 April). Magistrate Clarke is currently investigating leaks from Malta’s anti-money laundering agency. Casa is in possession of a Financial Investigation Unit (FIAU) report (22 March 2017) that calls for police action against Minister […]

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